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Arne Astrup

Arne Astrup

Head of Department


Education

  • 1986 Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc/PhD), University of Copenhagen, Denmark 
  • 1981 Graduate in Medicine (MD), University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1980 Research Scholarship, University of California, San Francisco, U.S.A.

Primary professional positions

  • 2012- Director, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen
  • 2007-2011 Professor, Head of Department, Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen
  • 1996-2006 Professor, Head of Department, Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg
  • 1990-1996 Professor, Head of Department, Research Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg
  • 1988-1990 Associate Professor, Research Department of Human Nutrition, Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg
  • 1988-1990 Senior Registrar, departments of internal medicine, Herlev Hospital & Gentofte Hospital
  • 1986-1988 Senior Registrar, cardiology and endocrinology block, Hvidovre Hospital
  • 1984-1986 Research fellow, Department of Endocrinology, Hvidovre Hospital
  • 1982-1984 Research Scholarship, Medical Physiology Institute C, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen

Other research / professional appointments

  • 2017(1/12)- Consultant, Bispebjerg Hospital, Capital Region of Denmark
  • 2017- Chairman, Executive Committe, Vitality - Centre for Good Older Lives, University of Copenhagen
  • 2012-2017(30/11) Consultant, Herlev/Gentofte Hospital, Capital Region of Denmark
  • 2009-2014 Director, Nordea Foundation Research Centre OPUS, Faculty of Life Sciences/Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen
  • 2008-2012 Consultant, Clinical Nutrition Unit, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • 2007-2010 Adjunct Professor, Departement de Médecine Sociale et Preventive, University Laval, Quebec City, Canada
  • 2000-2005 Consultant, Division of Clinical Nutrition, Hvidovre Hospital, University of Copenhagen
  • 1998-2003 Adjunct Professor of Nutrition, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen
  • 1997-2004 Consultant on Nutrition Information, National Board of Health, Denmark
  • 1992-2003 Chairman, The Danish Nutrition Council (Independent - 1997, State 1997-)

EU research collaborations
Participant: EUROSTARCH, CARMEN, HEALTHGRAIN (http://www.healthgrain.org/)
Workpackage leader: NUGENOB (http://www.nugenob.org/), DIABESITY (http://www.eurodiabesity.org/), DIOGENES (http://www.diogenes-eu.org/)

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